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On Common Ground NewsSeptember 15, 2021
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  Atlanta, GA – As part of the State of Georgia’s recognition of National Small Business Week 2021, Gov.r Brian P. Kemp today(Sept. 15) announced a new position in state government to support and empower Georgia’s small business community. According to Georgia Department of Labor data, businesses with fewer than 500 employees account for 99.8% of […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 14, 2021
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Tucker will oversee DeKalb, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth and Rockdale counties    ATLANTA – Georgia Power has announced that Deon Tucker has been named the Metro North regional director in the Atlanta area, effectively immediately. In her role, she will lead the company’s external affairs activities for DeKalb, North Fulton, Gwinnett, Forsyth and Rockdale counties. She […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 12, 2021
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ATLANTA – The Council for Quality Growth (CQG), the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ACBR), and the Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), in collaboration with Clark Atlanta University (CAU), will host the 2021 Atlanta Mayoral Forum on Sept. 14, at CAU’s Bishop Cornelius L. Henderson Student Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the forum will […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 8, 2021
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    DEKALB COUNTY, GA–Embattled DeKalb County Elections Director Erica Hamilton will be on extended leave of absence effective Sept. 9 and new leadership will take the helm to oversee the upcoming Nov. 2 General Elections, officials said in a statement today (Sept. 8). The announcement of Hamilton’s leave comes as the county prepares for […]

On Common Ground NewsSeptember 8, 2021
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Advance Voting Oct. 12-29, General Election Nov. 2   DECATUR GA—DeKalb’s Board of Registration and Elections recently approved changes to four polling locations ahead of the Nov. 2 General Election. Due to various issues including ongoing construction at previous polling locations, some voters in Chamblee, Doraville and Stonecrest may be assigned a new polling location […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 31, 2021
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      DECATUR, GA—DeKalb County Fleet Management Deputy Director Robert Gordon is one of three to be inducted into the Public Fleet Hall of Fame, supported by Government Fleet and the American Public Works Association. Gordon was chosen from a select group of administrators because of his outstanding leadership and contribution to the industry. […]

On Common Ground NewsAugust 24, 2021
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    STONECREST–Kelvin Kight says when he qualified to run for the District 1 City Council seat on last Friday, he left City Hall filled with excitement. He thought everything was in order. Now, Kight is struggling to understand why city officials notified him today (Aug. 24) that he is ineligible to run for office […]


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